Fair enough - I've only ever seen the converse (usually down to corrosion on
a car that's been stood "for a while"). Particularly the sliding type at the
rear (e.g. Ford Sierra Cosworth)
Mind you, I'm also having difficulty understanding how someone wouldn't
/notice/ one of their brakes jammed on (two, I can understand, but one..!)
I take your point, though.
If it's been *sitting* for a long time, you're correct. They can get stuck
*in*, but a hefty push on the pedal will usually dislodge them (thus getting
them stuck *out*! ;^) ).
A couple of things. In the rear, you'd only notice a slight drag. In the
front, if the car's got a negative scrub radius (IIRC, Audis do), then you
*also* might not notice.
"Ignore 'em, m'dear; they're beneath our dignity." - W.C. Fields
Bascally you have a powerful motor that is pushing UP on your brake pedal
for 1/25th of a second allowing the wheel to turn, then allowing your brakes
to lock again due to your foot pressure. These have been in cars since
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